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Doris St. Louis

Oct 20, 1922 - Oct 19, 2017
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Doris St. Louis, age 94 died on October 19, 2017 at Prestige Senior Living at Hearthstone in Ellensburg, Washington.

She was born on October 20, 1922, in Koblenz, Germany to Ernst and Berta Helm.

Doris graduated from high school during the war and attended the universities in Heidelberg and Mainz, studying Literature and Philosophy. After the war, she worked as an interpreter for the American Occupation Forces
 
In 1949 she came to the United States to marry Donald W. St. Louis, whom she had met in Germany.
 
Doris is survived by daughter, Jenny Hollingsworth and husband Patrick, daughter-in-law Elizabeth St. Louis and her sister Johanna Georgens of Victoria, Australia. She was preceded in death by her husband Donald W. and son Thomas E. St.Louis.
 
A Memorial Service will be held November 11, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 20th Ave S.E. off Capitol Way. Private inurnment will follow at Tahoma National Cemetery, Kent, Washington.
 
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Salvation Army, St. John’s Episcopal Church Endowment fund or a charity of choice.
 
Burial arrangements are under the direction of Brookside Funeral Home & Crematory and the U.S. Military.
 
Doris wrote her own obituary, purposely omitting any biography of herself. She maintained;
“My Family And Friends Know Who I Was And That Is Sufficient”
 
 

Funeral Information

Funeral service

Nov 11, 2017:11:00 a.m.

St. John's Episcopal Church

20th Ave SE, Olympia, WA

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Graveside

Tahoma National Cemetery

Kent, Washington

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